Pakistan, Bangladesh agree to promote bilateral relations


DHAKA, OCT 25: High Commissioner for Pakistan, Mr. Imran Ahmed Siddiqui called on Hon. Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina earlier today. This was his second meeting with Hon. Prime Minister Hasina since his arrival last year. The High Commissioner conveyed Prime Minister Imran Khan’s message of goodwill and friendship to Hon.

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and the people of Bangladesh. Prime Minister Hasina reciprocated her good wishes for the leadership and people of Pakistan. The High Commissioner thanked Hon. Prime Minister for her support in implementing his diplomatic mandate in Bangladesh.

The two sides agreed to further promote bilateral relations between the two countries.           The High Commissioner presented a photo album of late Prime Minister Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s visit to Pakistan in 1974 to attend the OIC Summit; videos of his engagements in Pakistan during the summit; a photograph of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s portrait in Lahore Museum, as well as Bangla version of a coffee table book “Alla’ma bil Qalam” containing calligraph-art rendered by Pakistani artists.

Prime Minister Hasina thanked the High Commissioner for the gifts.           The meeting which lasted for 45 minutes was held in a very cordial atmosphere.